you very much. >>> back here in the united states after a weekend win for mitt romney in wyoming and rick santorum in kansas, the g op presidential hopefuls are preparing for con sess in alabama and mississippi tomorrow. john harwood is our chief washington correspondent and he joins us right now with more. and, john, these races are shaping up to be a little closer than we might have expected, correct? >> reporter: yes, they are. mitt romney is doing pretty well. by the way, you have your own massage they are miss on the set there this morning? >> we wish. >> totally different than you're thinking, harwood, with your mind, where that is half the time. we're talking about massaging money. >> reporter: just remember, he always takes a cut. >> he? yeah, he does. there's no happy endings in this massage. i know where you're heading. and you know what, what happened to duke? >> yeah, yeah. >> his some is a tar heel. >> the same thing that happened to carolina. we got beat by a very good florida team, experienced, they're tough, they're good. >> you're not picking duke, are you, john?